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  • Design
  • Monday, 16 Dec 2019

The Maya Somaiya Library in Mumbai, India, has all-brick rooms and walls, and its roof was transformed into a sloping landscape for children to walk and play on. Photos: Edmund Sumner/Design Museum

A school library in Mumbai, India, that allows people to “walk all over it” has been named a category winner (Architecture) in the Beazley Designs of the Year award by London-based Design Museum.

The Maya Somaiya Library, designed by Sameep Padora and Associates, uses a creative engineering system that pays homage to the Uruguayan engineer Eladio Dieste.

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